Living
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Living with Cancer

Understanding the physical and emotional effects of living with cancer

It was October 31st, 2011, the last day of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when Shelly Lipscomb Echeverria heard the words: "You have cancer."

“Wings of Angels to me means comfort,” says breast cancer survivor Linda Fischer. She knows just how important comfort can be after an involved surgery like a mastectomy. That’s why she started a recovery care basket business, Wings of Angels, which provides care and hope to women who are recovering from breast cancer surgery.

PinnacleHealth is hosting a new support group designed especially for young women facing breast or ovarian cancer: Young Cancer Survivor Group for Women.

(Boston, MA) -- From close-to-home "staycations" to overseas visits, many central Pennsylvanians are traveling this summer season. But one oncologist says receiving a cancer diagnosis doesn't necessarily mean a person has to miss out on vacation.

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A message from the Facing Cancer Together team: We invite you to join us in this community partnership. Share. Connect. Learn. No matter how cancer has affected you, our multimedia tools can help you gain confidence in your choices. In the coming months, this site will evolve with your participation. Meet the team!

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